• Friendships: Minerals for the Aging Brain

    By Dr. John Medina– You’d have a hard time finding someone more socially active— and intellectually lively—than wealthy heiress and arts patron Brooke Astor. By the year 2000, she was New York royalty, married to a man...

    • Posted 2 years ago
    • 0
  • Well-Being
    Why “Me Time” is Necessary for Your Well-Being

    Taking “me time” has long been a source of guilt for women. Studies show that busy women, no matter whether they have full-time paid careers, have children, or have both, take less leisure time for themselves than...

    • Posted 2 years ago
    • 0
  • mental health
    Three Ways Mental Health Professionals Can Address Mental Illness in Aging Adults

    When people think of retirement, a life of carefree days may come to mind, but for some of those who are currently in retirement, it can be anything but. Transitioning from fast-paced careers to slower lifestyles can...

    • Posted 2 years ago
    • 1
  • Learn About Your Personal Brain Health

    By Sarah Lenz Lock— Did you know that ninety-three percent of Americans polled said that brain health is vitally important to them, yet were not certain what they could do to support it? In recent years, making the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
    • 0
  • Depression and Women: Getting the Help You Need

    By Myrna Beth Haskell– A huge number of our mothers, sisters, and female friends are silently suffering from depression. That’s because depression is hard to talk about. Frequently, women who suffer from depression perceive their plight as...

    • Posted 3 years ago
    • 0
  • Living Your Best Life
    Living Our Best Lives

    By Katherine Lawson− The good life, the best life, is very different for us all. Visions of Tuscany, beaches in the Hawaiian islands, or cafes in Paris come to mind. Interestingly, when we ponder our dream lives,...

    • Posted 4 years ago
    • 0
  • Mental Health
    When People Do Not Understand Your Mental Health Condition

    You are just diagnosed with a mental health condition such as depression, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, addiction, OCD, or some other mental health disorder. You go see a counselor to get help. Eventually, your relatives and closest...

    • Posted 4 years ago
    • 0
  • 22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

    By Jasmine Dyoco– Whether for yourself or for a loved one, these calculators are a starting point for becoming an advocate for healthy aging. Use them to assess an existing concern or even to develop effective vocabulary...

    • Posted 4 years ago
    • 0
  • When Someone You Know Struggles With Fear, Anxiety or Stress

    By Stanley Popovich – What do you do when someone you know has to deal with persistent fears, anxieties, or even depression? Well the first thing you need to do is to get the person to seek...

    • Posted 5 years ago
    • 0
  • attractive woman with warm cup of tea/coffee in hands
    5 Top Tips on How to Stay Mentally Healthy

    By Andrea Warshaw-Wernick – Let’s be sure to give time to our mental health this holiday season! There are times in all our lives that we all need a little mental rejuvenation. I myself am constantly searching...

    • Posted 5 years ago
    • 0
  • dusting wand used to clean
    “When a glance is not enough…”

    By Clara Jones – “My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance”. —Erma Bombeck Living is messy. Just like in our homes things get dirty, broken, misplaced or even lost. Disasters and disruptions...

    • Posted 5 years ago
    • 0
  • little girl laughing
    Are You Emotionally Free?

    By Ellen Dolgen – Yes, the Constitution gave us freedom of speech, freedom of religion, the right to bear arms (or, in our menopausal state, the right to bare arms). But think about it. Are you emotionally...

    • Posted 5 years ago
    • 0
mental health